Operations Consultant for Private Equity Synergy Capture
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Your Journey at Crowe Starts Here:

At Crowe, you have the opportunity to deliver innovative solutions to today's complex business issues. Crowe's accounting, consulting, and technology personnel are widely recognized for their in-depth expertise and understanding of sophisticated process frameworks and enabling technologies, along with their commitment to delivering measurable results that help clients build business value. Our focus on emerging technology solutions along with our commitment to internal career growth and exceptional client value has resulted in a firm that is routinely recognized as a "Best Place to Work." We are 75 years strong and still growing. Come grow with us!

Job Description:

Performance Improvement Operations Consultant for Private Equity Synergy Capture

Your Journey at Crowe Starts Here:

At Crowe, you will deliver solutions to today's complex business issues. Crowe's accounting, consulting, and technology personnel are widely recognized for their in-depth expertise along with their commitment to delivering measurable results that help clients build business value. Our focus on innovation along with our commitment to internal career growth and exceptional client value has resulted in a firm that is routinely recognized as a "Best Place to Work." We are 75 years strong and still growing. Come grow with us!

Job Description:

As a Consultant within Crowe's Performance Improvement practice, you'll help lead our clients through the analysis, and implementation of operational excellence and performance improvement initiatives within portfolio companies, including EBITDA and enterprise value capture through synergies and performance improvement.

Essential skills & responsibilities:

Great candidates for this unique position will have the desire and ability to:

  • Engage with private equity firms and corporate leaders to analyze and execute on value creation strategies and operational improvement initiatives
  • Work in a client facing role, engage with client teams to uncover synergy and functional area solutions; execute on deal strategy & performance improvement
  • Utilize a holistic approach to identify business improvement opportunities, develop solutions, manage initiatives, and identify the resources and various disciplines needed to execute the process
  • Communicate professionally, including creation of executive-level deliverables to support client decision makers
  • Deliver results in a highly visible role on-site at our clients, across the US and possibly internationally
  • Leverage the flexibility of Lean, Six Sigma, and Performance Improvement tools to enhance productivity
  • Be highly adaptable, assertive, and open to new challenges in a fast-paced environment. This person will have significant independence to define and deliver the work required to make our clients successful. Advanced skills in analysis and written and verbal communication are critical, as this role will require significant executive-level interaction.

Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor's level degree required in operations, engineering, or supply chain. Master's degree advantageous.

  • 3-6 years of total relevant experience in operations management, including areas such as: manufacturing (including lean / continuous improvement), operations strategy, footprint optimization (manufacturing/distribution networks), supply chain, SIOP (sales, inventory, operations planning),
  • Experience with leading cross-functional collaboration with project teams and stakeholders, proven ability to build consensus across teams and stakeholders.
  • Ability to complete detailed assessments of manufacturing and distribution operations (footprint/network) and implementing improvements, specifically for productivity increase and operating costs reduction
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers, & subject matter experts
  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking and troubleshooting skills with the ability to solve problems
  • Advanced analytical skills with high proficiency in MS Excel is required (MS PowerBI experience is highly advantageous)
  • Ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to interact with the internal management team and external client contacts using strong leadership and communication skills
  • 80%+ travel required


Locations: Chicago, IL, Atlanta, GA, Nashville, TN, Boston, MA, Dallas, TX

Our Benefits:

At Crowe, we know that great peopleare what makes a great firm. We value our people and offer employees a comprehensive benefits package. Learn more about what working at Crowe can mean for you!

How You Can Grow:

We will nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. You will have the chance to meet on a consistent basis with your Career Coach that will guide you in your career goals and aspirations. Learn more about where talent can prosper!

More about Crowe:

Crowe (www.crowe.com) is one of the largest public accounting, consulting and technology firms in the United States. Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities while also helping clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk and performance services. Crowe is recognized by many organizations as one of the country's best places to work. Crowe serves clients worldwide as an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world. The network consists of more than 200 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 130 countries around the world.

Crowe LLP provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Crowe LLP does not accept unsolicited candidates, referrals or resumes from any staffing agency, recruiting service, sourcing entity or any other third-party paid service at any time. Any referrals, resumes or candidates submitted to Crowe, or any employee or owner of Crowe without a pre-existing agreement signed by both parties covering the submission will be considered the property of Crowe, and free of charge.


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Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 to 6 years
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